Business News

Grant from Walmart will help fund radio system for ECFR

East County Fire & Rescue recently received a $1,000 grant from Walmart.

Area companies to participate in Portland Boat Show

A local manufacturer of custom wakeboard towers will be among the exhibitors at the Portland Boat Show.

Vick will lead House Business and Financial Services Committee

18th Legislative District Rep. Brandon Vick has closed his Camas office in anticipation of the start of the 2015 legislative session.

Bradley Carlson is named to Riverview board

The president and general manager of Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory, in Vancouver, has been appointed to the board of directors for Riverview Community Bank and Riverview Bancorp, Inc.

Washougal businesswoman develops skincare products

The owner of Glo Beauty Lounge, in downtown Washougal, has launched a skin care line. Deborah Kirkendall worked with a manufacturer in Canada to develop “jem Skin Care Systems.”

Waste Connections continues 'Christmas Promise' program

Waste Connections, Inc., has continued its support of “Christmas Promise,” a program that provides free bicycles for area children in need.

CWEDA approves budget

The Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association board has approved a $200,000 budget for 2015. It includes $147,600 for staffing (President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Dennis, Marketing Consultant Rene Carroll and other contractors). The annual office lease for Suite 208, in Washougal Town Square, at 1700 Main St., is $16,800.

Small farm business planning course begins on Jan. 14

A 10-week course focusing on agricultural entrepreneurship and business planning is being offered in Hazel Dell by the WSU Clark County Extension.

Yoga to benefit YWCA SafeChoice program

Rushing Water will host two additional holiday yoga benefit classes for YWCA programs.

Caffe Piccolo to stay at current site through March 2015

Customers of Caffe Piccolo can relax, knowing their coffee cravings will be satisfied at the business’ current location through the early part of next spring.